For many, schools have closed and summer vacation is officially upon us. If are you looking to plan a family vacation with educational benefits for both you and your children, then Santa Fe is your ideal vacation destination.
With an abundance of history and events, you will feel both relaxed and enriched by Santa Fe’s unique culture.
So, what should you plan to see while visiting? Well, here’s a list of Santa Fe’s best summer events.
Rodeo de Santa Fe
When: June 24-27th
Where: Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds
Saddle up for all the heart-pounding, mud-slinging, action-packed performances of a top PRCA rodeo with a hometown feel.
Pancakes on the Plaza
When: July 4th
Where: Santa Fe Historic Plaza
When locals think Fourth of July in Santa Fe, Pancakes On The Plaza comes to mind first. From the deliciousness of the pancakes to the cool cars on display, from toe-tapping music to the unique art show, Pancakes On The Plaza has something for everyone.
International Folk Art Market – Santa Fe
When: July 10, 11, 12th
Where: Milner Plaza at Museum Hill
Intended as a one-time event in 2004, the International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe is no the largest of its kind in the world!
Traditional Spanish Market – Santa Fe
When: July 25, 26th
Where: Santa Fe Plaza area
The oldest and largest juried Spanish Market in the United States. The celebration includes festivals, music and cultural events centered around Santa Fe’s historic plaza. FREE ADMISSION!
The Santa Fe Opera
When: July 3rd – August 29th
Where Santa Fe Opera House
The Santa Fe Opera has grown to become recognized as one of the world’s leading cultural festivals. It’s a must-see for visitors and locals, alike.
When: August 17th – 23rd
Where: Historic Plaza area (with some events at other locations)
Since 1922, Santa Fe’s Indian Market has been a spectacular event attracting hundreds from all over the World.